Beta RS 500

 

 

 

Make Model

Beta RS 500

Year

2015

Engine

Four stroke, single cylinder, 4 valve

Capacity

478 cc / 29.2 cu in
Bore x Stroke 100 x 60.8 mm
Cooling System Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio 12.1:1

Induction

Keihin FCR-MX 39mm
Lubrication Twin oil pumps with cartridge oil filter. Separate oil for engine and clutch
Engine Oil Capacity 0.8 L / 0.2 US gal

Ignition 

DC-CDI with variable ignition timing, Kokusan.
Electrical Trail Tech Voyager GPS unit.
Starting Electric & Kick
Spark Plug NGK LKAR8A-9
Clutch Wet multi-disc
Gearbox Oil Capacity 0.8 L / 0.2 US gal

Transmission 

6 Speed 
Final Drive O-ring chain, DID
Primary Ratio 31:73
Final Ratio 15:48
Frame Lighter Molybdenum steel with double cradle split above exhaust port. Quick Air filter access from the side

Front Suspension

Sachs USD fork, Ø 48 mm, adjustable compression and rebound, TFX technology,
Front Wheel Travel 290 mm / 11.4 in

Rear Suspension

Aluminum Body Sachs shock w/adjustable rebound and hi/low speed compression
Rear Wheel Travel 290 mm / 11.4 in

Front Brakes

Single Ø 260 mm disc, 2 piston caliper

Rear Brakes

Single Ø 240mm disc, 1 piston caliper

Front Tyre

90/90 -21

Rear Tyre

140/80 -18
Wheelbase 1475 mm / 58.1 in
Ground Clearance 320 mm / 12.6 in
Seat Height 934.7 mm / 36.8 in

Dry Weight

111.5 kg / 246 lbs

Fuel Capacity 

7.9 L / 2.1 US gal

Featuring a wide range of modern technologies, a potent engine and a rugged construction, the Beta 500 Rs can deal effortless even with the toughest tracks.

It is powered by a Beta-built, 478 cc, single cylinder, 4-valve, 4-stroke liquid cooled engine with, electric start with back up kick starter and cooling fan kit. The engine is kept under control by a six speed transmission with wet multi-disc clutch.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a light molybdenum steel frame with double cradle split above exhaust port.

For enhanced practicality, the Beta 500 RS is equipped with a Voyager GPS unit with maps, engine temp, outside temp, trip meter and much more.

Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include a newly designed seat foam, new graphics and more than 300 optional accessories.

Key information:

RR Inspired Graphics
Push-Button Seat Release
Beta-Built 4-Stroke with Electric Start
All-New Engines (2.2 lbs. lighter)
Tuck-Away Mirrors
Back-Up Kick Starter
Rear Suspension Linkage
Off-Road inspired D.O.T.Tires
Available in a 390, 430 and 500
 

Other features:
•50-State Street Legal
•Full-Featured Dual Sport
•Same Engine and Suspension Updates as the RR Models
•Voyager GPS unit with maps, engine temp, outside temp, trip meter, and much more
•Lightest Dual Sports on the Market
•Handlebar pad from Race Edition
•New design seat foam that is softer
•New graphics and color scheme based from the RR models
•More than 300 accessories available to “Make It Your Own”